Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Carp Farmers' Market - Halloween Market

You’re invited to the Carp Farmers’ Market’s annual Halloween Spook-tacular Market, taking place Saturday, October 26, from 8am to 1pm at the Carp Fairgrounds! All the Halloween fun will be happening at our last regular Saturday market of the 2019 season - so be sure to get out and support our local producers! Come TRICK-OR-TREAT at our vendor’s booths! We can’t wait to see your costumes! PLUS - Do you dare enter our Haunted Barn?

- 95+ LOCAL Carp Market vendors - selling local produce, products, baked goods and crafts!
- International food court
- TRICK-OR-TREAT! All kids who come to the market in their best costumes will be able to trick-or-treat from booth to booth
- Haunted Barn! Check out our spooky Haunted Barn located upstairs in the Rotunda of the Exhibit Hall (kid-friendly)
- Last regular Saturday Market of our 2019 season!
- FREE parking
- FREE admission
- Wheelchair accessible
- Pet friendly! All dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash

Check out our website for more info on the Carp Farmers’ Market www.carpfarmersmarket.ca .

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Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Pinhey's Point - Spooky Storytelling

  • Pinhey's Point, 270 Pinhey's Point Rd. (map)
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Pinhey’s Point - Spooky Storytelling, Sunday, October 27 from 5pm to 7pm. Ages 5 and up. Cost: $6.63 children; $10.65 adults. Please use Service Ottawa’s online system to register using the corresponding barcode. Barcode for ages 5 to 15 is 1515846. Barcode for ages 16+ is 1515817.

Immerse yourself in the legends and lore of the Ottawa Valley … if you dare. Bring your family and gather round for a live storytelling program that will shift your understanding of history from the ordinary to the otherworldly. A lantern-lit tour of the manor house will add to the atmosphere. S’mores and hot apple cider will be served for a seasonal treat. Featuring guest storyteller Marie Bilodeau. Registration is required. The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 23. A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for the program to run.

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Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Diefenbunker Museum - Toddler Halloween Hunt

  • Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Rd. (map)
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Come to the Diefenbunker Museum dressed up in your favourite costume. Discover spooky (and cute) ghosts and monsters throughout the museum to collect treats. There’s plenty of open space to run around and have fun in the Bunker. Feel free to bring a lunch and eat in our cafeteria! (Note: The best way to get around underground is with a baby carrier. The government wasn’t thinking about navigating around in a stroller when they built the bunker back in the early 60s.)

Cost: By donation for parents, grandparents, or caregivers with kids.
Date: October 31, 10am – 4pm

Kids under 5 are always free! Parking is always free. No reservations required. Drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm

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Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

All Saints Catholic High School - Craft Fair

  • All Saints High School, 5115 Kanata Ave. (map)
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This exciting fundraiser event takes place on Saturday, November 2 at All Saints High School, 5115 Kanata Avenue, from 10am to 3pm. Over 150 tables of unique and beautiful handcrafted articles for sale to suit all tastes. Do your Christmas shopping in a one stop location! Enjoy some delicious treats at the Cafe. The supervised Kids Corner is a great spot for fun and play for the little ones, while parents do their shopping. Admission fee is only $2.00. Funds generated from this event support the many Christmas Food and Gift Hampers that are distributed to struggling families in the region, as well as the Grandmothers of Africa project.

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Oct
19
to Oct 22

Galetta Community Association - Annual Rummage, Flea Market & Bake Sale

  • Galetta Community Hall, 119 Darwin St. (map)
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The Galetta Community Association is holding their annual Rummage, Flea Market & Bake Sale as follows:

Saturday, October 19 - 8am-1pm
Sunday, October 20 - noon-2pm (half price)
Monday, October 21 - 6pm-7pm (fill a bag or box for $2)
Tuesday, October 22 - 9am- noon (free day -everything must go)

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Sep
27
to Sep 29

Diefenbunker Museum - Dief the Chief: October 62

  • Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Rd. (map)
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Dief the Chief: October 62: The Diefenbunker Museum and Pierre Brault, Ottawa’s multi award-winning playwright and performer, have come together to create a dramatic and dynamic journey through the life and times of one of Canada’s most progressive leaders – John Diefenbaker.
Dief the Chief: October 62 is a play unlike anything you have ever experienced.

Tickets: $35 (plus tax = $39.88)
Dates:
Friday September 27, 6:30pm and 8:30pm
Saturday September 28, 4pm and 6pm
Sunday September 29, 4pm and 6pm
https://diefenbunker.ca/events/event/dief-the-chief-october-62-a-play-by-pierre-brault/

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Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Dunrobin Community Association - Tornado Commemoration

  • Dunrobin Comm Centre, 1151 Thomas A. Dolan Pkwy (map)
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Come out to the Commemoration of the tornado that impacted our community last year. It will take place on Saturday, September 21, from 2-3pm at the Dunrobin Community Centre, 1151 Thomas A. Dolan. Among the speakers at the event will be Mayor Jim Watson, Eli El-Chantiry, Karen McCrimmon, Merrilee Fullerton, Sector Chief District 6 Bill Bell, representatives from the United Way, and the Warriors Hockey Team.

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Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Corkery Community Garage Sale (various locations in Corkery community)

  • Corkery Community Garage Sale (various locations) (map)
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Gather your extra stuff and be prepared to sell it on Saturday, September 21 in the Corkery community. Let the Corkery Community Association know where you are set up and they will add it to their community yard sale map. Check back to their website (www.corkerycommunity.ca) to see where the sales will be and spend the morning selling and/or shopping in the community.

When: Saturday, 21 September 2019 at 9am

Where: Corkery Community, various locations

Who: Anyone who is interested.

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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival

  • Northwind Wireless Centre (Point Beach), 262 Len Purcell (map)
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The Dragons are returning for the 5th annual Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival. Come out for a day at the beach and experience the fun of recreational Dragon Boat Racing. The Festival is presented by the Ottawa River Canoe Club in partnership with the CBBCA.

Each team consists of 1 Steersperson, provided by the ORCC, 20 paddlers, and 1 drummer. If your team is short it isn’t a problem; just let us know how many spots you need to fill. During this just for fun event each of our teams will receive a training session, participate in 2 qualifying heats, with the fastest teams competing in the A, B, and C finals to win our Women’s Cup, Community Cup, and Overall championship.

If you aren’t on a team you can still register however getting a spot is not guaranteed; we usually place about 25 singles based on registration date, s0 please register early.
You can register your team of 21 or register individually. The practice schedule runs from 9:30am to noon and the event closes at about 5:00pm. Races begin at 12:30.

Individual Registration: $20

Team Registration: $300

Please park at the Constance Bay Community Centre ( 262 Len Purcell Dr. K0A3M0 ), registration opens at the Centre at 8:45 am. We’ll be running the short 1.5 km shuttle to the beach all day and we have plenty of room for tents, coolers, and other gear. Food & beverage services are available at the beach where you can enjoy the bbq and a selection of beer, coolers, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Parking near the beach is very limited and violators will be ticketed. No glass, BBQs, or dogs are permitted on the beach.

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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival

  • Northwind Centre, 262 Len Purcell Dr. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Dragons are returning for the 5th annual Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival. Come out for a day at the beach and experience the fun of recreational Dragon Boat Racing. The Festival is presented by the Ottawa River Canoe Club in partnership with the CBBCA.

Each team consists of 1 Steersperson, provided by the ORCC, 20 paddlers, and 1 drummer. If your team is short it isn’t a problem; just let us know how many spots you need to fill. During this just for fun event each of our teams will receive a training session, participate in 2 qualifying heats, with the fastest teams competing in the A, B, and C finals to win our Women’s Cup, Community Cup, and Overall championship.

If you aren’t on a team you can still register however getting a spot is not guaranteed; we usually place about 25 singles based on registration date, so please register early.

You can register your team of 21 or register individually. The practice schedule runs from 9:30am to noon and the event closes at about 5:00pm. Races begin at 12:30. Individual Registration: $20; Team Registration: $300.

Please park at the Constance Bay Community Centre ( 262 Len Purcell Dr.), registration opens at the Centre at 8:45am. We’ll be running the short 1.5 km shuttle to the beach all day and we have plenty of room for tents, coolers, and other gear. Food & beverage services are available at the beach where you can enjoy the bbq and a selection of beer, coolers, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Parking near the beach is very limited and violators will be ticketed. No glass, BBQs, or dogs are permitted on the beach. CLICK HERE for full event details.

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Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Kinburn Community Association - Annual Kinburn Corn Roast

  • Kinburn Comm. Centre, 3045 Kinburn Side Rd. (map)
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Once again we invite you all to come out and celebrate the end of a great summer with the whole community! As usual the corn is free and there is a BBQ going with Hamburgers and Hot Dogs to buy! Bring the whole family and enjoy! We look forward to seeing everyone come out, have a fun evening with all your neighbours, families and friends!

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Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Diefenbunker Museum - Visitor Appreciation Day

  • Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Rd. (map)
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During Visitor Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 21 from 10am to 4pm, the Diefenbunker Museum is celebrating you, our incredible visitors, with 2 for 1 admission. To make the deal even sweeter, the first 25 people through our blast doors each day will receive a special gift, courtesy of the museum.

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Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Diefenbunker Museum - Bunker Beer Tasting

  • Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Rd. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bunker Beer Tasting: There are not many people in Canada (or the world we bet) that can say they’ve ever been to a beer tasting in an underground bunker. But YOU can, when you come to our unconventional underground beer tasting! This year we’re excited bring you unique and innovative brews from THREE different Breweries!

Come explore the depths of the Diefenbunker on a guided tour with beer! Upon arrival, guests will meet in the cafeteria for an introduction, then be broken into their designated groups (4). Make it a night out with friends, family, or a date night. Every beer lover and history buff will love this tour!

Need another reason to attend? The Diefenbunker is a not-for-profit charity and all proceeds from this event will go directly back to supporting the museum’s programs and infrastructure. Win-Win!
Get excited! This is definitely the coolest place in Ottawa to taste beer.

Date: Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm, Doors open at 6:15pm
Tickets: $60/person *Members will get a 10% discount (please call the Museum to have the discount applied – 613-839-0007). $30/person for Designated Drivers
https://diefenbunker.ca/events/event/bunker-beer-tasting/

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Jul
26
to Jul 28

12th Annual Gil Read Memorial Fastball Tournament

The schedule has been announced for the 12th Annual Gil Read Memorial Men's Fastpitch Softball Tournament to be hosted in Carp on July 26-28. There are 10 teams participating in the event from Ontario, Quebec and Pennsylvania. Games start on Friday night at 7 pm, with the Final scheduled for 3:30 pm on Sunday. Admission is only $5 per day, or $10 for the weekend. The West Carleton Amateur Sports Club will be on hand to provide food and refreshments.

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